Six Sigma & Applied Studies - China

This program in Hong Kong provides the students with a global experience while still taking a required course for the ESET program in the Department of ETID. Students who successfully complete the course receive a Six Sigma Green Belt certificate. Since Six Sigma is becoming a process and methodology used by many companies around the world, it is beneficial for students to see how it can be applied in a global setting. Through the exposure to customers with different cultural backgrounds, students will be able to design better products that meet the needs of customers around the world.

-Five week summer program with two weeks spent in Hong Kong and other cities in China
-Gain 3 credit hours: ESET 329
- Six Sigma and Applied Statistics
-Engage with universities in Hong Kong and Mainland China
-Complete a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt project
-Earn a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certificate
-Immerse yourself in the culture, landscape and beauty of Hong Kong and other cities in China


    • Locations: Hong Kong, China
    • Dates: May 10 - 30, 2017

Location Information

Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong is an internationally known metropolitan city with the population of 7 million. English is one of the official languages. The public transportation system is well-developed. Overall, it is a very safe place. The University of Hong Kong is the oldest institute of higher learning in Hong Kong and also an internationally recognized, research led, comprehensive university.

For more information contact

Faculty Leaders

Dr. Wei Zhan
111A Fermier
(979) 862-4342

Engineering Global Programs
Engineering Activities Building A

Mr. Aaron Klein
Study Abroad Program Office
3262 TAMU | (979) 845-0544

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Courses Offered

ESET 329 : Six Sigma & Applied Studies (3 CR)

Prerequisites: ESET 210, MATH 152, or registration therein.

Eligibility Requirements

Students who desire to study abroad in Brazil must have:

  • Minimum of 2.5 GPA
  • Good academic standing with university
  • Approval of the professor
  • Attendance at ALL program specific orientations

Funding Opportunities


The Study Abroad Programs Office offers scholarships based on merit and financial need. Applications are available through Scholarships & Financial Aid and deadlines are listed on the website below. The Continuing Student Scholarship application opens Nov. 1, 2016 and closes at 11:59 p.m. Feb. 1, 2017. To apply, please visit:


The college of engineering is offering scholarship for selected student who has a 2.5 or higher GPA at time of application. There is no need to apply for the engineering scholarship, it is automatic if students meet all of the requirements listed below:

  • Have a 2.5 or higher GPA at time of application
  • Satisfy the course requirements for admission
  • Be admitted and confirmed by Feb. 15, 2017
  • Required to attend all Study Abroad Programs Office (SAPO) and College of Engineering pre-trip orientations
  • Submit requested documents by deadlines

Financial Aid

Federal and state financial aid and some scholarships may often be used toward the cost of Texas A&M University study abroad programs. If you have any other questions, please contact the Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid (2nd Floor Pavilion) or (979) 845-3236. 

Funding is available in many forms. For complete information on funding opportunities, please visit the Study Abroad Program Office for financial resources.


The following chart estimates the total out of pocket expenses a student may have participating in this program.
Cost subject to change.

Estimated Program Fee (subject to change)Cost
Housing, Tours, Excursions, Group Meals, Coordination and Administration, Faculty Expenses, Cultural Insurance Services International (CISI), SAPO Administrative Fee, Miscellaneous $3,700
Additional Expenses (not included in program fee) 
Tuition & Fees (in-state resident for 3 credit hours) $1,500
International Airfare $1,500
Passport & visa (if not previously obtained) $285
Personal Spending $ Varies
Meals (not included in Program Fee) $600+
Textbooks & Supplies $50
COE Competitive Scholarship (guaranteed) for students with a 2.5 GPA at time of application $500
Total Estimated Cost$7,135+